Entries Sought For Annual Allen Rotary Christmas Parade
Registration is now open for the 2021 Allen Rotary Christmas Parade. The parade, which is sponsored by the Allen Sunrise and Allen Noon Rotary Clubs, will be held on Sunday December 5, starting at 2 p.m. The theme for this year’s parade is “Christmas in Toyland.”
Local youth groups, schools, churches, businesses, and community organizations are welcome to march or enter a float in this year’s parade. Entry fees are $40 for non-profit organizations and $50 for commercial businesses through November 12. Entry fees increase by $10 on November 15 with the final entry deadline on Monday November 29 at 5 p.m. Proceeds from the parade fund charitable Rotary projects in the Allen community.
Registration and payments can be done online or downloaded.  Entry forms are available online here and sponsorship forms are available online here. If completing a hard copy of the form, deliver or mail with payment to the Allen - Fairview Chamber of Commerce, 110 W. McDermott Drive, Allen, Texas 75002 (972) 727-5585. Forms will be accepted in person Monday – Friday, 9:00AM - 4:30 PM. Please submit no later than Friday, November 12th. You should receive a confirmation email once your registration is received.
The parade route will begin at North Cedar Drive and St. Mary’s Drive and proceed south to the Main Street. The parade will head west on Main to Allen Drive and then north on Allen Drive to the traffic circle at St. Mary’s Drive. A grand prize will be awarded along with “best of” awards in eleven different categories. 
For more information about the 2021 Rotary Christmas Parade contact Regina Taylor, chairperson, at 972-727-0362 or email regina.taylor@allenisd.org.